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. >> and one lucky turkey is avoiding the dinner plate thanks to the president. today, president obama pardoned a bird named popcorn. popcorn is a fairly hefty fellow at 38-pounds. instead of spending a few hours in the oven, he will spend the days in leesburg. >> good for him. >> very good for him. this thanksgiving, more and more people in our area are in need of a hot meal so today, thousands of those meals were dished out at the convention center. >> it was part of safeway's feast for sharing, deborah not only reports the story, but is helping out. >> okay. we're going to make sure. >> not so fast. the woman in the purple next to me is our 11:00 p.m. producer. today, we were just two of thousands volunteering to help feed more people than ever. in they came, more than ever before, people who to eat and people who came to serve. >> i buy desert, you know, going through desperate situations. i don't understand what they're going through. >> i can call this the choreography of a good meal. turkey and potatoes, stuffing, and of course -- >> pie, anyone? >> the meal looks great. the me
a final pact together in the next six months. >> all right, major garrett, thanks. >>> president obama is in the west this morning, his trip includes politics and four fund-raisers today. last night he attend two events in seattle for the democratic party. this morning the president heads to san francisco where he will deliver a speech pushing immigration reform. tonight he will travel to los angeles. tomorrow he visits the dream works studio to talk about his economic agenda. >>> miley cyrus has a lot of people talking this morning. in los angeles last night, she closed the american music awards by ball. just tin timberlake won three. >> and taylor swift landed the most awards. fans voted her artist of the year. >> this validates that if you voted for this, that we are heartbroken the same way and we fall in love the same way and we're happy the same way. and the fact that you listen to my music means that we're on the same page and i'm 23 and i have no idea what's going to happen to me in my life, but i figure if you decided on something as wonderful as this, then we're pretty much i
for all of those who were down on their luck. >>> president obama sent a message to our troops overseas today. >> we give thanks for all our men and women in uniform and for their families who are surely missing them very much today. >> this is the 12th year troops are in afghanistan. there are over 47,000 americans there. afghan president is refusing to sign a security deal that would keep 8,000 u.s. troops in the country after the official pullout next year. if an agreement is not reached, this could be the last thanksgiving u.s. troops spend in afghanistan. >>> this week we brought you an inspiring story of hundreds of people committing random acts of kindness all to remember a little toddler from frederick, maryland, who died tragically six months ago. today debra alfarone set out to see how they're reaping rewards for everyone involved. >> reporter: remember this? >> even in her death she's doing amazing things. >> reporter: hundreds across the country are performing random acts of kindness and sharing marra's story. the dawdler died in a tragic accident six months ago. on faceboo
to the middle east. the united states is very important security interests. obama himself needs to personally engage with the leaders and the entire u.s. government needs to reassure and make sure that they understand we have their back. >> gentlemen, thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. >>> coming up, the chief of canada's armed forces. you are watching this week in defense news. there's only so much you can do to prepare for an all-out assault like that. we hunkered down, we braced ourselves... we just didn't have the numbers on the ground. dwhatid we do? we used our navy fed eralcashrewards card to fly in reinforcements. nana. hoooaah! alright nana! 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >>> chuck hagel and rob nicholson signed the u.s., canada, pacific nation documents. i caught up with general tom lawson at the halifax international security forum last week. zat cooperative framework that got signed looks at asia- pacific as an area we have had all kinds of overlap in. it determines where we'll overlap, where we'll separate activities and how we can best mee
to be thankful for. >> we know our viewers will, absolutely. a couple turkeys get a free pass this thanksgiving. president obama pardoned the birds in the rose garden today. popcorn beat out the winner up, caramel, and a flock of other turkeys after a fierce competition in badger, minnesota. >> 80 turkeys on john's farm competed for a chance to make it to the white house and staff the thanksgiving table. it was quite literally the hunger games. >> he got a laugh out of it. popcorn and caramel will be on display at the mount vernon estate. the turkeys will go to their permanent home in leesburg. >>> so you might only be thinking about turkey, but it's the start of hanukkah, u.s. trade representative helped to light the national manora near the white house. the ceremony featured performances by violinist, mary, and the u.s. air force band and of course, lots of donuts for all. pretty chilly. >> it's windy. it's 30-mile an hour winds. >> doing a little playing. >> we're looking at snow showers, they are moving out of the metro area. it's conversational. keeping the roads wet, no doubt about t
over their head. meet the family that will have both this year thanks to the generosity of a stranger who came to >>> we all know that thanksgiving is happening, but they won't have to worry about becoming somebody's dinner. tomorrow, president obama will pardon both popcorn and caramel. those are the turkeys names. they will head off in leesburg spending the rest of their lives. the first family will be munching on, instead, well, they don't show it. >> i don't know why. >> i don't either. >> oh. >>> all right, well, we know everybody kept the turkey deserves a nice thanksgiving. today hundreds of people in need got just that. catholic charities in washington along with the other organizations, hosting a turkey dinner, complete with white table cloths. at this time of the year we learn how much family is out there and how they could be struggling to make ends meet. those not accustomed to asking for help showed up for a free giveaway. >> you've heard the expression that it takes a village? well, bruce leshan has such a big story tonight. >> reporter: she's an 11th grader at the duke
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